Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Fons & Porter white pencil lead and fabric from Connecting Threads

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Richmond, Virginia
    Posts
    125
    We've had a lot of discussion lately about marking fabrics. I've had the problem, as well as a number of you, with finding something to mark dark fabrics with something that leaves a thin enough line that actually shows up well. Well look no further!!! :D I just got my order from Connecting Threads. The Fons & Porter white leads that fit a .9 mechanical pencil are marvelous. They make a thin white line that shows up really well. Love, love, love it! Where were they when I started this black, brown and beige quilt? I only have one more block to construct.

    Additionally, I got my first fabric from them, first of all in a kit to make a small child a lady bug quilt and in a couple of collections of 5" charm squares. The fabric is so luscious, almost like silk. I can't wait to finish my quilt so I can cut into it. Someone on the board had recommended this company and now so do I. Check it out at connectingthreads.com . Oh, by the way I ordered it Sunday and got it on Thursday. Fast service.

    Linda

  2. #2
    Super Member sondray's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Natural Bridge, VA
    Posts
    4,785
    Thanks for the tip. Just what I was looking for.

  3. #3
    Super Member Harmony's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Brea, California
    Posts
    4,395
    I've ordered some fat quarters from them (they're gorgeous!), and am now working on a quilt kit for Hubby for Christmas. I love their stuff!

  4. #4
    Super Member beachlady's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    6,755
    I have ordered a couple of times from them and very pleased so far. Think they are the ones with free shipping over $50.00 - usually no problem with spending that much. Just bought their thread that someone said was great - haven't used it yet.

  5. #5
    Roben's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    SW IA
    Posts
    899
    I've been using their thread to piece with, and so far my machine and I both love it (you know how that goes, if one of us isn't happy then nobody's happy!)

  6. #6
    Banned
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Port Angeles, WA
    Posts
    12,755
    Cool. I'm glad you found something you like. I'll check into it

  7. #7
    Super Member Marcia's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    5,561
    I have ordered from Connecting Threads several times and I have always been VERY pleased. Glad to know that others have had the same experience.

  8. #8
    Power Poster sandpat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    18,758
    Blog Entries
    9
    I'm going to have to try that pencil. I've seen it in several mags., but didn't figure it was worth the cost...welll, now I know! :wink: I love the thread from Connecting Threads...its wonderful. I'm not so sure on some of the fabric...some I love and then some has a sheen to it that I don't care for. I'm a little afraid to order more fabric since I don't know which ones will shine and which won't. Their service is great though and I'll never buy thread anywhere else again!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.